Qatar People - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Population

2,479,995 (July 2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 143

Nationality

noun: Qatari(s)

adjective: Qatari

Ethnic groups

non-Qatari 88.4%, Qatari 11.6% (2015 est.)

Languages

Arabic (official), English commonly used as a second language

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كتاب حقائق العالم، المصدر الذي لا يمكن الاستغناء عنه للمعلومات الأساسية (Arabic)

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Religions

Muslim 65.2%, Christian 13.7%, Hindu 15.9%, Buddhist 3.8%, folk religion <.1 jewish other unaffiliated est.>

Age structure

0-14 years: 12.84% (male 158,702/female 155,211)

15-24 years: 11.78% (male 203,703/female 84,323)

25-54 years: 70.66% (male 1,439,364/female 287,575)

55-64 years: 3.53% (male 66,561/female 19,600)

65 years and over: 1.19% (male 19,067/female 10,068) (2020 est.)

Dependency ratios

total dependency ratio: 18.1

youth dependency ratio: 16.1

elderly dependency ratio: 2

potential support ratio: 50.1 (2020 est.)

Median age

total: 33.7 years

male: 35 years

female: 28.2 years (2020 est.)

country comparison to the world: 96

Population growth rate

1.23% (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 79

Birth rate

9.38 births/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 197

Death rate

1.42 deaths/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 229

Net migration rate

4.3 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 27

Population distribution

most of the population is clustered in or around the capital of Doha on the eastern side of the peninsula

Urbanization

urban population: 99.3% of total population (2021)

rate of urbanization: 1.66% annual rate of change (2020-25 est.)

Major urban areas - population

Ar-Rayyan 750,000, 646,000 DOHA (capital) (2021)

Sex ratio

at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female

0-14 years: 1.02 male(s)/female

15-24 years: 2.42 male(s)/female

25-54 years: 5.01 male(s)/female

55-64 years: 3.4 male(s)/female

65 years and over: 1.89 male(s)/female

total population: 3.39 male(s)/female (2020 est.)

Maternal mortality rate

9 deaths/100,000 live births (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 149

Infant mortality rate

total: 6.7 deaths/1,000 live births

male: 7.3 deaths/1,000 live births

female: 6.08 deaths/1,000 live births (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 165

Life expectancy at birth

total population: 79.58 years

male: 77.47 years

female: 81.74 years (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 53

Total fertility rate

1.9 children born/woman (2021 est.)

country comparison to the world: 130

Contraceptive prevalence rate

37.5% (2012)

Drinking water source

improved: total: 100% of population

unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

Current Health Expenditure

2.5% (2018)

Physicians density

2.49 physicians/1,000 population (2018)

Hospital bed density

1.3 beds/1,000 population (2017)

Sanitation facility access

improved: total: 100% of population

unimproved: total: 0% of population (2017 est.)

HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate

<.1 est.>

HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS - deaths

Obesity - adult prevalence rate

35.1% (2016)

country comparison to the world: 15

Education expenditures

2.7% of GDP (2019)

country comparison to the world: 145

Literacy

definition: age 15 and over can read and write

total population: 93.5%

male: 92.4%

female: 94.7% (2017)

School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)

total: 12 years

male: 12 years

female: 14 years (2019)

Unemployment, youth ages 15-24

total: 0.4%

male: 0.2%

female: 1.5% (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 182

NOTE: The information regarding Qatar on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Qatar 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Qatar 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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